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A green and pink glittery background with the Spaces of Joy logo in the top left corner. The heading is ‘intros and Daneka Etchells’, dated 20th June 2022.

Below the heading is a drawing of Daneka.

Daneka has brown hair in two buns with a fringe. They are wearing a purple roll neck jumper and gold hoop earrings. They have a big smile on their faces and their head tilted to the right. A purple speech bubble reads ‘dismantle historically repressive systems and processes’. Daneka is in a green circle with their name written in bold. Underneath, in light green it reads writer, actor, accessibility and inclusion consultant.


Below there is a purple dashed box, inside in black script is written disability equality training, to the left of the writing is a drawing of 6 people in purple with love hearts and a musical stave. A curly purple arrow points down to ‘training delivered bu disabled people on real wor;d experience and understanding, this is underlined in purple. Underneath in light purple and capital letters it says committing to change, challenging stereotypes and preconceptions.


Below and to the left is a diagram of the british isles, it is green with the bottom quarter in bright pink. This is in a dashed pink circle and written beside is ‘between 1 in 4 / 1 in 5 disabled people in the UK’


Below this is written in bold light pink block capitals is the social model. The quote “we are disbled by physical, societal and attitudinal barriers, not by our impairments.

‘Not the problem’ is highlighted in bright pink and has an arrow to an illustration of someone in a wheelchair. To the right of this is an illustration of stairs that lead to a door of a building, a pink arrow points to this with the words the problem. A pink ramp is drawn over the stairs and has a pink arrow pointing to it with the words ‘a solution’. To the right is a pink circle around the quote ‘removing the concept of ableness by achieving true inclusion”, an ellipsis leads to the words not integration, true inclusion and integration are written in hot pink.


From this section a pale green, dashed arrow points up to a drawing of a ring bound notebook with ‘the mindset that disability can be treated or cured rather than supported’ written on it, with drawings og tablets and medication at the bottom of the page. This drawing is titled ‘the medical model’ which is highlighted in pale green. To the right “built by oppression” isin pale green. Below it says the stricture medicine is built in has not caught up with modern liberation movements. A dashed green arrow points towards a second ring bound notebook, titled The Charity Model. It reads ‘sees disability as something that is ‘tragic’ and needs to be cured, quote unquote icons of pity. To the right of this notebook the quote “art for disabled people, not by disabled people” is written in pale green. Beneath this, highlighted in grey it says the art sector is still guilty for carrying the charity model.

Below is a third ring bound notebook titled the economic model. It has the words ‘disabled peoples rights or inaccessibility to participate in work’. To the right in pale green, is the quote “48% of disabled people are unemployed”, below highlighted in grey it says misconceptions of burdens to employment.


At the top of the page, in the middle the word access is written in hot pink bold capital letters, with the word intimacy in black script below. There are three pink love hearts to the right. To the right of this is a purple speech bubble saying ‘language is important, with a second purple speech bubble to the right of it reading but intention is everything.

Below are four hot pink speech bubbles with the terms disabled person, neurodivergent, deaf and hard of hearing written in them in white.


Below these speech bubbles is an illustration of someone with curly hair, in a green long sleeved top holding a purple, green and pink rainbow over their head. The rainbow has clouds at each end and love hearts and stars around it in light grey. To the left of the illustration, highlighted in light green are the words; tourettes, cerebral palsy , autism, ADHD, CFS/ME, dyslexia, epilepsy, dyspraxia, OCD, dysgraphia and mental health.

To the right of the illustration are the words ‘the spectrum of neurodivergence’, written in script, with spectrum in hot pink and underlined in light purple, neurodivergence is in capital letters and underlined in grey.


Below is the political radical model, titled in pale purple capital letters. A pale grey time line weaves around to the right, with large bright pink dots indicating significant events. Each event is in a light purple box and had the year in larger script at the top underlined in pink. 1890 British deaf association, 1899 National league of the blind, 1920 NLB campaigns against benefit laws, 1960-70’s disabled people’s movement, 1974 union of physically impaired people against segregation, 1981 British council organisations of disabkled people/disabled people’s international (disabled people’s movement in pink), 1995 disability discrimination act, 2010 equality act. To the left of the timeline is a placard that says piss on pity in hot pink. To the right of the timeline is a placard with “we speak for ourselves” written in hot pink.


Below this is a symbol for a wheelchair in hot pink with the title 7 needs of independence living highlighted in light green. Below they are listed in white writing in black boxes with green shadow; information, peer support, equipment, aids, adaptations, housing, personal assistance, accessible transport.


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A green and pink glittery background with the Spaces of Joy logo in the top left corner. The heading is ‘intros and Daneka Etchells’, dated 20th June 2022.

Below the heading is a drawing of Daneka.

Daneka has brown hair in two buns with a fringe. They are wearing a purple roll neck jumper and gold hoop earrings. They have a big smile on their faces and their head tilted to the right. A purple speech bubble reads ‘dismantle historically repressive systems and processes’. Daneka is in a green circle with their name written in bold. Underneath, in light green it reads writer, actor, accessibility and inclusion consultant.


Below this the title “Portrayal in media” is written; ‘portrayal’ is in a baby pink block print, ‘in’ is written in white and highlighted in black, media is in a black script font. To the right is a clapper board.

Below the title in purple boxes are negative portrayals they have small white circles in the top left corner of each box which contains the number. 1 pitiful and pathetic, 2 object of violence, 3 sinister or evil, 4 super crip / triumph over tragedy, 5 laughable / comic, 6 chip on shoulder, 7 burden / outcast, 8 non sexual / incapable of relationships.

Below this in a large pink speech bubble is a drawing of a book, it has a bright pink cover and is open in the middle. On the book are three people, one with crutches, one in a wheelchair and one with a hearing aid. They are all in bright pink tracksuits and have a hand in the air. The crutches, wheel of the wheelchair and the hearing aid are light green. From them a black speech bubble goes out to the write and says nothing about us without us. To the right of this illustration, but still in the pink speech bubble, is the quote “disabled people want an accurate, authentic, nuanced and balanced portrayal of disability as part of every day life”. The large pink speech bubble also has pink love hearts and grey stars in.


The right hand side of the page has authenticity cannot be achieved without lived experience written in purple and black. This is underlined in grey and light pink.

Below is a black speech bubble with why are we still experiencing cripping up written in white capital letters.

Below this speech bubble are 7 statements, each written in black script and between light green lines.

Catering for able neurotypical audiences

Barriers for disabled artists to get into the room - physically, energy, access

Producers think we’re at a level of social awareness that excuses cripping up

60+ hour working expectations in theatre

Shallow intersectional approaches that focus on visible / outward presenting diversity

And not radical reimagining of the structure itself

Still a lasting misrepresentation of violence, pity and charity around disabled characters.


Removing barriers is in large purple block capitals, underlined in grey. To the right is an illustration of a crane moving a purple striped barrier.

Below are 7 bright purple speech bubbles with white writing in them. They read:

Barriers to employment

Barriers to benefits

Attitudinal barriers (eg capacity and excellence)

Narrow view of reasonable adjustments

Lack of disabled people in senior positions

Barriers to networking and feedback

Under-representation of disabled peoples on boards / trustees etc


Below are three clouds, with titles in large black script.

The first is a light green cloud with the title holistic access, and the bullet points: physical, tools (eg easy read, BSL), support (eg ear defenders, chill out spaces)

The second cloud is light pink and has the title flexible employment. The bullet points are: different application formats, fair payment through hire process, fair location coverage, part time / flexi hours, work from home.

The third cloud is light purple and has the title benefit / awareness and the bullet points: opportunities for disabled artists, discounts / funding / credit support, covering travel / accessible accomodation.


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A green and pink glittery background with the Spaces of Joy logo in the top left corner. The heading is ‘intros and Daneka Etchells’, dated 20th June 2022.

Below the heading is a drawing of Daneka.

Daneka has brown hair in two buns with a fringe. They are wearing a purple roll neck jumper and gold hoop earrings. They have a big smile on their faces and their head tilted to the right. A purple speech bubble reads ‘dismantle historically repressive systems and processes’. Daneka is in a green circle with their name written in bold. Underneath, in light green it reads writer, actor, accessibility and inclusion consultant.


Below this is the title ‘Barriers’ written in light purple, large block capitals.

Below in large black script is the subheading removing barriers for your cast, crew, creative, production + technical.

To the left of the page in black it has the quote “hire disabled people in advance” and below are purple bullet points with black writing, they say: chance to recognise access needs, chance to ensure access to work is available, chance to create group contract for co-working, find a slower pace for the rehearsal process, accessible get in / get out process, ensure protection of intellectual property, safeguarding policies.

To the right of these bullet points is an illustration of a theatre. There is a person in a purple long sleeved top and white trousers sat in a large white bean bag, to the right is another person in a light purple outfit sat cross legged on the floor. Behind them is a person in a light green top. From them is a purple line leading to a purple text box that says “ensure those who need PA’s or assistance has them.

Below this text box is a doorway with a set of green stairs. There is a green exclamation mark above them and a black dotted line that leads to a person wearing a purple tracksuit holding a green clipboard. A purple line leads from them to a purple text box that says “employ disabled access consultants”

To the left of this person is someone in a black wheelchair. They are wearing a light purple top and are facing towards the person with the clipboard.

To the bottom left of them are two people sitting on the floor on a white rug. One is in light green and holds a sheet of paper and a pen, the other is in a light purple top and white trousers and is gesticulating towards the person in green. Between them is a green speech bubble. From the person in purple, there is a purple line leading to a purple text box that reads “safe reporting for team, worker and artists”.

To the right of this pair is a large board with a scheduled table on it in purple and white. There is a person in light purple with a hearing aid reading the table. From this is a line to a purple text box that says “ create mindful / flexible scheduling structure for production.

The right hand side of the illustration is a round stage with curtains at the back. There is a person in a purple long sleeved top and a purple long skirt sitting on a black chair in the centre of the stage. They are holding a green piece of paper. From the piece of paper, a purple line leads to a purple text box that reads “ensure script is sensitively read by a disabled consultant.

To the person’s left there is a ramp leading from the stage to the floor. There is a textbox attached to the ramp by a purple line and it says “only work in accessible spaces.


A large grey line separates the left and right hand sides of the page.

At the top of the right hand side of the page the subtitle ‘removing barriers for your audience’ is written in large black script and underlined with a squiggly purple line. A light purple curly arrow points from the left of this subtitle down to the next section. It is made up of 13 purple ovals, each with writing and an illustration in them.

On the first line is: BSL British Sign language three pairs of green hands signing at the top of the oval. To the right of this is integrated audio description and the symbol for this highlighted in green at the top of the oval. To the right of this is captioning/ creative captioning with an illustration of three screens showing captioning; a black screen with lots of writing, and two white screens with grey text saying ‘and then’ and ‘the wind took the’. In front of the screens is a person gesturing to them, with a banner in front of them which reads ‘way we saw each other…’

The second row has relaxed performances / sensory adapted performances written in it. The left hand side of the oval is an illustration of three people sat on a white a black and a green beanbag. One is lying down, one has their arms up and is shouting and the third is sitting with their arms outstretched.

To the right of this is breakout spaces, with an illustration of two people sitting on green bean bags next to a window, one is reading a book.

To the right of this is sensory materials, there is a black fidget spinner, a pair of headphones or ear defenders and a green band.

The third row has content warnings and beat by beat breakdowns with a sheet of paper with a green warning sign and writing on it in grey.

To the right is venue social stories with a sheet of paper with a house, a hand, a clock and two people among grey writing on it.

To the right of this is venue strategy with an illustration of the front of a venue with a large green ramp going over the stairs and a sheet of paper with grey writing on it.

The fourth row shows marketing ,aterials in many different formats with an illustration of an informations sheet, a video and an easy read document.

To the right is familiarisation and touch tours with an illustration of a screen with a street in grey and a dotted grey path running across and off screen with five green icons showing specific points on the path.

The last row is free companion tickets with an illustration os a ticket with three green love hearts around it.

To the right is filmed online versions of shows with an illustration of a large screen with two people singing with a green play icon in the centre.

At the bottom of the page in the centre it says ‘no need for disability ‘proof’’ in large black script which is underlined in bright purple.



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